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NHTSA — Seat Belts: Front: Buckle Assembly Problems


really awful
Crashes / Fires:
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Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
0 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

This data is from the NHTSA — the US gov't agency tasked with vehicle safety. Complaints are spread across multiple & redundant categories, & are not organized by problem.

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1998 Pontiac Grand Am seat belts / air bags problems

seat belts / air bags problem

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1998 Pontiac Grand Am Owner Comments

problem #1

Aug 061999

Grand Am

  • miles


Vehicle experiencing problem with seat belt unlatching. On two occasion the seat belt on driver's side unlatched by itself for unknown reason. Consumer could hear the click when fastened. But later on, the seat belt would unlatch. Dealer notified. Dealer needed to order replacement parts which would take two week or more. Can NHTSA help in tis matter.

- Bentleyville, PA, USA

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